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Brother MFC MFC-490CW Inkjet Multifunction Printer – Color – Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner – 33 ppm Mono/27 ppm Color Print – 6000 x 1200 dpi Print – Upto 2500 Pages Monthly – 120 sheets Input – Color Flatbed Scanner – 1200 dpi Optical Scan – Color Fax – Ethernet Ethernet – Wireless LAN – USB

General Information

Manufacturer:Brother Industries, Ltd
Manufacturer Part Number:MFC-490CW
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Brand Name:Brother
Product Series:MFC
Product Model:MFC-490CW
Product Name:MFC-490CW Multifunction Printer
Marketing Information:

Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer offers wireless networking with the flexibility to share with multiple users using wireless (802.11b/g) or wired (Ethernet) network connection. Prints photos on demand from the media card slots. Prints 33 black/white pages per minute and 27 color pages per minute with 6000 x 1200 dpi. Generates 22 black/white copies per minute and 20 color copies per minute. Hi-Speed Super G3 33.6Kbps fax modem allows black and white or color faxing with or without a PC and transmits a page in three seconds. 15-page auto document feeder provides convenient unattended faxing, copying or scanning. User-friendly widescreen 3.3″ color LCD screen provides help menus and photo enhancement. Printer offers USB direct or PictBridge interface, 40MB memory (which holds 480 pages), copy scaling from 25 to 400 percent, 100-sheet input tray, 20-sheet 4″ x 6″ photo bypass tray, 256 fax broadcast locations and 36-bit scanner. Energy Star qualified.

Product Type:Inkjet Multifunction Printer

Technical Information

Multifunction Devices:Copier/Fax/Printer/Scanner
Recommended Use:Photo Print
Print Color Capability:Color
Maximum Mono Print Speed (ppm):33
Maximum Color Print Speed (ppm):27
Maximum Print Resolution:6000 x 1200 dpi


Standard Memory:40 MB



Network & Communication

Ethernet Technology:Ethernet
Wireless LAN:Yes


Scanner Type:Flatbed
Scan Color:Color
Optical Resolution:1200 dpi
Hardware Resolution:1200 x 2400 dpi
Interpolated Resolution:19200 x 19200 dpi
Color Depth:36-bit


Copier Type:Flatbed
Copy Color:Color
Maximum Mono Copy Speed (cpm):22
Maximum Color Copy Speed (cpm):20
Maximum Document Enlargement:400%
Maximum Document Reduction:25%


Fax Color:Color
Modem Speed:33.60 kbit/s
Transmission Speed:3 sec/page
Fax Memory Capacity:480 pages
Fax Compliant:Super G3

Media Types & Handling

Borderless Printing:Yes
Media Type:

  • Plain Paper
  • Glossy Paper
  • Photo Paper
  • Inkjet Paper
  • Matte Paper
  • Transparency
  • Envelope
  • Borderless Media

Media Size:

  • Letter
  • Legal
  • Executive
  • C5 Envelope
  • Com10 Envelope
  • DL Envelope
  • Monarch Envelope
  • JE4 Envelope
  • A4
  • 4″ x 6″
  • 3.50″ x 5″
  • 5″ x 7″
  • 5″ x 8″
  • 8″ x 10″

Media Handling:

  • 1 x Input Tray 100 Sheet
  • 1 x Bypass Tray 20 Sheet
  • 1 x Automatic Document Feeder 15 Sheet
  • 1 x Output Tray 50 Sheet

Number of Input/Multipurpose Trays Installed:2
Standard Input Media Capacity:120 sheets

Fonts & Emulation

Language Emulation:GDI


Duty Cycle:2500

Power Description

Input Voltage:110 V AC

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor:Desktop
Weight (Approximate):17.9 lb


Platform Supported:

  • PC
  • Mac

Energy Star:Yes
Environmentally Friendly:Yes
Environmental Certification:ENERGY STAR

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